Ganga Kutir Resort & Spa, West Bengal
|Raichak, South 24 Parganas, West Bengal, INDIA.|
Description: Ganga Kutir Resort & SpaGanga Kutir Resort & Spa lies along the very edge of the Ganga as it flows majestically by the pastoral hamlet of Raichak-on-Ganges, about an hour and half's drive from Kolkata, West Bengal. Lovingly crafted by one of Sri Lanka's leading architects, Channa Daswatte, Ganga Kutir is an amalgamation of a Sri Lankan body with a Bengal soul. Ganga Kutir Resort & Spa opened its doors to indulgence in 2008.
Ganga Kutir provides superior hospitality in terms of luxurious accommodation, multi-cuisine food options, relaxing spa facilities, 24-hour room service, a well-stocked library, exemplary security arrangements and all that is expected of a boutique premium resort. But what makes Ganga Kutir stand out is the quiet green landscape and pure air to recharge your drained urban cells.
Ganga Kutir is an eco-friendly green retreat residing over a bird sanctuary and is referred to as an ecological showpiece having used recycled materials and powering the local economy. In a word, Ganga Kutir is tranquillity. No horns. No buses barking. No voices from across the street. No mall round the corner and no office on the next block. When the family goes to Raichak, it sees only itself and the surrounding countryside.
Type of rooms: Ganga Kutir Resort & SpaEach room is replete with indulgence, be it the handcrafted decor or the day-bed nestled against the open-to-nature bay windows. A touch of traditional Bengal has been retained in its meticulous artwork.
There are 3 kinds of rooms:
1 Presidential Suite
5 Premium Rooms
10 Deluxe Rooms
Additional information: Ganga Kutir Resort & Spa
Dining: Food is a celebration at Ganga Kutir - with gastronomic delights from around the world lovingly created with the best and freshest ingredients by gifted chefs. It provides for the perfect settings to cherish a variety of cuisines in the cozy dining hall with your loved ones. An elegant décor with a simplified ambiance defines the intimacy of the place. The homely setting lets you savor the delectable gourmet comprised of the best delicacies; and if you so desire, low-fat food, organic food or even simple "ghar ka khaana" is also available at your bidding. Needless to say, there is an eclectic collection of spirits to accompany you on your journey to gourmet heaven as you unwind to the accompaniment of soft and soul stirring music. The Bar, with its elegant dark-wood theme, luxurious furniture, stunningly illuminated by designer chandeliers, allows you to indulge in a fine selection of spirits in close proximity to the river.
Spa: An architectural jewel houses the Spa which offers a plethora of options for rejuvenating the mind and body against the calming background of the mighty Ganges. Specially trained therapists offer a plethora of treatment options from around the world to pamper you: Aromatherapy, Ayurvedic, Swedish, Javanese, Thai, Reflexology, Stone Therapy and other exotica.
Special Events: The Conference Room is clad in wood and overlooks the pool and the river. Pivoting wooden panels let in natural light and the many hues of nature in all its splendor. Ganga Kutir offers all the infrastructure you require for conferences or meetings, with a very high level of personalized service. It goes without saying that a whole plethora of indulgence is available to revive the mind after demanding sessions of work.
Location: Ganga Kutir, Resort and Spa, is located in the pastoral hamlet of Raichak on Ganges, right beside the mighty river. It is just over 50 kms., about 90 minutes drive, from Kolkata.
Activities: Watch time pass by in tune with the endless ripples of the Ganga, sip a flute of champagne, immersed in the crystal waters of the pool, observe the nearby swirling river. Take a cruise on-board their silken vessel, Pari. A typically rare experience for urban hands is to milk the cow at the Goushala (Cow Farm). But don't worry - the milkman is always there to guide you. Become a farmer for a few minutes and learn organic farming in the kitchen garden. As you discover the lifestyle of the locale, you can request the resident Baul (a local musician) to deliver a live performance. The Spa offers a plethora of options for rejuvenating the mind and body. Rounding off the options for your holistic journey within, there is a "bhavana madua" or meditation center, standing in serene solitude at the very edge of the river.
Number of rooms: 16
Year of establishment and/or latest refurbishment: 2008.
Period of closure: open all year.
Languages spoken: English, Bengali, Hindi.Smoking policy: Smoking in bedrooms only. No smoking in public areas such as the restaurant, bar, conference room, or library.
Credit cards accepted: Visa, Mastercard, American Express.
GPS Coordinates: 22° 12' 10.11'' N 88° 7' 56.97'' E
Nearest airport: Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International (CCU) - Kolkata, 75 km
Rates: Ganga Kutir Resort & Spa
|Double Occupancy||Taxes||Service charge|
|Deluxe Rooms||15299||not incl.||not incl.|
|Breakfast per person||250||12.5% not incl.||not incl.|
|Description of seasons|
|High Season: Oct. - Feb.
Low Season: Mar. - Apr.
Shoulder Season: May - Sep.
|Rates valid till (d/m/y)|
|Booking and cancellation policy|
|Check-out: The official check out time is 11.00 A.M. and guests are requested to vacate the rooms within the stipulated time. Late check-out is subject to availability and prior permission from the Manager, Operations is needed at the time of checking in The management holds the right to request guests to check out and provide accommodation to new entrants.
Cancellation of a confirmed booking or any changes will be liable to retention based on the guaranteed rates of rooms per night.
Guests are requested to take care of their own belongings. The Management will not in any way whatsoever be responsible for any loss and/or damage to guests? belongings or any other property from either the apartment or locker, or any other part of the hotel for any cause whatsoever including theft or pilferage.
The Management has the sole discretion to change any or all of the above Terms & Conditions at any time without any prior notice. All disputes, differences or questions arising out of this transaction shall be settled by arbitration as per provision of Arbitration and Conciliation Act 1996 and venue of such arbitration shall be at Kolkata only. In respect of the arbitration proceedings initiated pursuant to the transaction envisaged herein and in respect of all matters pertaining to this transaction only. The Civil Courts in Kolkata City shall have jurisdiction to the exclusion of all the other Courts. Notwithstanding anything stated above, Ganga Kutir shall not incur any liability to the Member, Guest or Free Individual Traveler if it is not in a position to fulfill its obligation by reason of any war, civil commotion, force majeure, act of God or any notification or order of any court of law or government or the local body (s).